We say goodbye to Gary Rycroft, who is stepping down as chair of the Private Client Section committee, and welcome new chair, Fiona Heald, and vice chair, Kate Mahon.
Changes to the law could help charities run more effectively says the Law Commission.
Government does not think change in wills law will lead to people sending documents by text.
The Criminal Finances Act 2017, in force from 30 September, introduces a new criminal offence of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion. Stuart Adams provides an update
New practice note on Criminal Finances Act 2017.
The Law Society cautiously welcomes online probate applications.
What information, if any, can be disclosed about a disputed will?
A new corporate criminal offence of failing to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion comes into force on 30 September - yet many still seem not to know about it. In advance of a longer article in the November edition of PS, Stuart Adams explains why private client practitioners must sit up and pay attention.
A retired senior judge has warned that the public needs to be alerted to risks arising from a lack of safeguards in the power of attorney system.
The Law Society has intervened at the employment appeal tribunal, successfully arguing that the tribunal should have the power to appoint a litigation friend for a claimant who lacks the mental capacity to instruct a solicitor to pursue their case.